Life Planning

There are good, and not so good, ways to come up with a down payment to buy a home.

During a vacation or business trip, unexpected events can have consequences.

Can you help your aging, financially struggling parents without compromising your future financial security? 

It's the most basic step in estate planning, regardless of your wealth.

Here's a selection of jargon to test your financial literacy limits.

There are benefit and quality-of-life consequences to working a long-distance job.

Use found money to pay off debt, bolster savings, or fund retirement.

Online tools can help you save money and avoid costly mistakes.

Hospice care is an important option for families to consider for a loved one. 

Injuries happen. Disability income insurance can help lighten the financial burden. 

A timeline for managing your loved one's final affairs.

Expert advice can end up saving lots of time and money in the long run.

Both Roth IRAs and traditional IRAs can help you save for retirement. But they have different rules.

Keeping track of your medical history is vital to managing costs, maintaining optimal health.

Getaways are better if you don't come home with debt.

Open, honest dialogue with spouses, kids, and aging parents can potentially help you meet your financial goals.

When you start earning your first paycheck, work toward setting yourself up for lifelong financial security.

Before saying 'I do' again, explore a prenuptial agreement, revising your will, estate plan or trust.